International Standard Bible EncyclopediaDREDGE
drej: A mixture of oats and barley (Job 24:6 the King James Version margin; the King James Version "corn"; the Revised Version (British and American) "provender"). The Hebrew word is belil, usually "mixed grain," ZDMG, XLVIII, 236: grain not ground and boiled in water. Compare Job 6:5 Isaiah 30:24.
Easton's Bible Dictionary
). See CORN.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
) Any instrument used to gather or take by dragging; as: (a) A dragnet for taking up oysters, etc., from their beds. (b) A dredging machine. (c) An iron frame, with a fine net attached, used in collecting animals living at the bottom of the sea.
2. (n.) Very fine mineral matter held in suspension in water.
3. (v. t.) To catch or gather with a dredge; to deepen with a dredging machine.
4. (n.) A mixture of oats and barley.
5. (v. t.) To sift or sprinkle flour, etc., on, as on roasting meat.